Annual Giving

Your Gift, Your SAIC

Your annual gift to the School makes a direct impact on the SAIC community—especially our students—by providing them with the necessary resources and support to become the artists, designers, and scholars of a better tomorrow. No matter what role you play in the our community—when you choose to support SAIC, you choose to connect with and validate the potential of this remarkable network of changemakers.

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Annual giving to SAIC ensures that the School can continue to uphold and promote our community’s shared priorities and values:

Fund for SAIC (Unrestricted)

Unrestricted gifts provide SAIC with the strength and flexibility to address emerging priorities where funding is needed most.

Career Preparedness Fund

Provide access to career advising, internships, and professional development opportunities for students and alums, helping them to lead sustainable, creative lives.

Civic Engagement Fund

Support SAIC's important work with local artists and residents, particularly within Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood, through the School’s established partnership with Homan Square.

Parent and Family Fund

Unrestricted gifts by current or former SAIC parents allow the School to address emerging priorities where funding is needed most.

Scholarship Fund 

Ensure all students have access to SAIC's world-renowned art education, regardless of economic status.

Student Emergency Fund

Ensure that students have access to the support and resources they need to successfully recover from unexpected financial crises.

Wellness Fund

Enable all students to have access to health resources that empower them to persist and thrive.

    Ways to Give

    There are several ways to make an impact and support SAIC. 
    Learn more about ways to give and make your annual gift online today.

    For questions regarding annual giving, contact Rebecca Mosena, assistant director of annual giving, at rmosena@saic.edu or 312.499.4196